Art Grants, Culture Grants in California, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno - GrantWatch

Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters

California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  178 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.

Search Filters

Grants to California Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Culture Projects and Learning P...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote arts and culture in Santa Barbara County. First time applicants are required to attend a workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support projects of arts and cultural organizations as well as ind...

GrantWatch ID#: 173785

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Eligible artists must partner with a fiscal sponsor in order to apply. Priority will be given to organizations and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Pursue Projects or Teach at a Univer...

Deadline 09/18/18

Fellowships of $82,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International early-stage artists who show noteworthy potential in their artistic practice for a one-year or two-year position at the university level. Applications will be accepted from artists in the disciplines of creative writing, dance, music, theater, and visual art...

GrantWatch ID#: 174673

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Postdocs for Research in Health, Sciences, and...

Deadline 09/19/18

Fellowships providing $70,000 annually to USA, Canada, and International scholars to carry out postdoctoral research at IHEs and other nonprofit research institutions. This application is open to Canadian scholars for fellowships at Canadian or international institutions, and to international scholars seeking fellowships a...

GrantWatch ID#: 159822

Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Teachers to Enhance English Language Education

Deadline 09/19/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 English language arts teachers to support projects that enhance the quality of education. Proposals must address a specific question or problem to be studied and provide a clear timeline for execution. Proposals will be judged on such criteria as the strength of...

GrantWatch ID#: 160645

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 09/19/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980

Grants to California Artists and Artist Groups for Community Arts Events and Programs in San...

Deadline 10/12/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to California individual artists and artist groups for visual arts programs in San Francisco, Contra Costa, and Alameda Counties. Funding is intended to support artist-led projects and activities such as performances, artist residencies, exhibitions, public arts projects, and film screen...

GrantWatch ID#: 161200

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Present Outdoor Music Concert Series in Small and Mid-Sized Towns...

Deadline 09/25/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations to present free, professional music concert series that are open to the public and that take place in small to mid-sized towns and cities. The public spaces in which the concerts are to take place must be outdoors, easily accessible to a wide range of socioec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174677

Grants to USA Researchers, Teachers, and Scholars for Advanced Humanities Research

Deadline 09/26/18

Grants of $6,000 to USA individual researchers, teachers, and scholars to support scholarly research in the humanities disciplines. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by September 12. Applications are invited from individuals who are pursuing advanced research that offers value to humanities schola...

GrantWatch ID#: 151116

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Exemplary Achievements in Teaching

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools for continued achievement in architectural education. Funding is intended to honor professors who have achieved innovative accomplishments in the advancement of architectural education and who have inspired students over an extended period of time. There...

GrantWatch ID#: 160153

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Exemplary Achievements in Teaching

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools to recognize a creative accomplishment in the categories of design, research, scholarship, teaching, and service. Candidates will have impacted students in a meaningful and creative way, or completed a project that has significantly contributed to the ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 160155

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Excellence in Educational Practices

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools to recognize examples of highly effective teaching, outreach, and scholarship in the areas of leadership and professional practice. These awards recognize excellence in architecture education as demonstrated in various educational settings, including stu...

GrantWatch ID#: 160156

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Digitize Out-of-Print Humanities Books

Deadline 09/26/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for the digitization of out-of-print humanities literature. Applicants are advised to ensure the required registrations are complete well in advance of the deadline date. This program enables scholars, students, teachers, and the publi...

GrantWatch ID#: 164804

In-Kind Displays and Grants of Media Artwork to USA Artists in an Urban Setting

Deadline 09/26/18

In-kind Grants and Grants of $500 to USA artists for electronic displays of their media artwork in an urban Seattle storefront location. Selected artists will have the opportunity to display video/audio works of up to five minutes, for up to one year. Funding is intended to liven the urban atmosphere while giving artists a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181954

Grants to Newport Beach, California Organizations for Arts Programs and Projects

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Newport Beach, California arts organizations for programs and projects that benefit local adults, children, and schools. Activities must take place within city limits. Consideration will also be given to collaborative events, such as public programs and performances that are implemented in conjunction with the Ci...

GrantWatch ID#: 146016

Grants to USA Humanities Graduate Students for Research on Studio Crafts

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA graduate students for research relating to American studio craft. Grants are intended to assist students working on a Master's thesis in a humanities field at an accredited college or university. The Foundation's mission is to encourage, expand and support scholarly research about craft in the...

GrantWatch ID#: 154414

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics, Writers, Scholars, and Artists for ...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, scholars, creative writers, and visual artists whose work will benefit from access to a collection in New York City. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations in the spheres of social sciences, humanities, and scholarship. The Dor...

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmakers for Unique Film Projects

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers to support unique film projects that contribute to society. This program seeks to support films that may not otherwise be completed without the help of the grant. Eligible projects include feature-length films, short films, web or television series, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 160903
NEW

Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers for Educational Arts Programming to Benefit Students Who Lear...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA educators of grades Pre-K through 12 to help advance innovative programs that incorporate the arts into educational programming. Funding is intended to support programs that work to effectively use the arts as a learning tool in teaching children who learn differently.

GrantWatch ID#: 170095

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Arts...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies in eligible areas to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. New applicants must submit a pre-grant inquiry form prior to applying. Particular emphasis is placed on organizations specializing in arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173348

Grants to USA Individuals Affiliated with a Native American Tribe for Cultural Art Projects

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA individuals affiliated with a Native American tribe for art projects that will preserve and strengthen the tribe's culture. The grant program will provide recipients with both financial and technical support. Recipients will be offered tools, resources, and capital to build on their one-of-a-k...

GrantWatch ID#: 174413
NEW

Grants to USA Native Artists for Professional Training and Business Development

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA individual Native artists for self-directed programs to enhance their business skills. Eligible artists will receive individualized technical assistance, professional development guidance, and working capital to begin or expand an arts business. The working capital funds are intended to suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 174427

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for direct-services programming in the areas of educational attainment and economic opportunity. Priorities for each...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Human Services, Education, and Com...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, tribal and government agencies, and public schools in eligible regions to enhance the quality of life of community members and strengthen local communities. The Foundation puts high priority in the areas of human services, education, and community development, but also consider...

GrantWatch ID#: 179735

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, professional performing arts and museums, and employee match programs in communities where the funding source's facilities are located. The Foundation focuses on issuing grants in several key areas listed below. In o...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for Re...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. This opportunity will provide access to a world-class library and collections for independent research. Specifically, recipients are in residence at...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651

Grants to USA Teachers and Educators to Fund Educational Field Trips for Students in K-12 Sch...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of $700 to USA teachers, educators, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of K-12 public, private, and charter schools for community service or civic projects, visits to art, science and cultural museums, career enrichment opportunities, and other events or activities away from the school facility. Educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 172758

Grants to California Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit the Residents of Santa Cruz, Monter...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs that benefit the residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey, or San Benito Counties. Funding is intended for the following areas of focus: arts and culture, education, community and environment, youth, and health and human services. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173782

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Holocaust-Related Film Production...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for the development, production, and post-production of Holocaust-related films. Films should have an educational value and a broad distribution potential. Proposed films will be judged on historical accuracy, creativity, feasibility, and vision. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174360

Grants to USA Universities for Graduate Student Field Trips to Latin America

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of $10,000 and grants of $15,000 to USA universities for field trips taken by graduate students to Latin America. Funding is intended to cover travel expenses and field related costs incurred during short research trips of students pursuing master's, professional, or doctorate degrees. The Tinker Foundation’s ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175519

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education and Therapy Programs for Students and Underserv...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for music education and music therapy programs. Funding is intended to support educational programming, music projects, therapy, and the purchase of equipment and instruments for schools, camps, hospitals, nursing homes, and other centers. Preference is g...

GrantWatch ID#: 175928

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve European Art History Resources through Digital Technology

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions for the integration of technology in the field of European art history. Funding is available for activities that use new technologies to support art history, as well as the creation of online art history resources, including both visual and textual resources. This program aims to foster...

GrantWatch ID#: 178066

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, and First Nations Groups to Strengthen Commu...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, and First Nations organizations for projects that strive to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Projects that aim to protect the ecosystems, environment, community health, and cultural resources from mining impacts will be given prefere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Art Conservation Projects Focusing on European Art of the Pre-M...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for professional art conservation research, publications, symposia, and conferences. Funding is especially intended for art conservation proposals focusing on European art of the pre-modern era. Proposals should detail plans for creating and disseminating specialized knowledge, includ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179284

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote an Appreciation for European Architecture and Art of the ...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for scholarly projects that will promote an increase in understanding of, and appreciation for, European art and architecture from antiquity to the early 19th century. Funding is intended for projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 179285

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in grades K-12, promote civic engagement in arts and culture, and address local needs in the comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321
NEW

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Applications should address at least four of the following criteria: -Success, size, and growth of the classics...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Early-Career Projects Related to An...

Deadline 10/03/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for exploratory and broad-interest projects in the fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology. Funding is intended for the following areas of focus: wildlife, the human journey, or the changing pl...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to San Marcos, California Nonprofits to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 10/03/18

Grant ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Marcos, California nonprofit organizations for a wide range of programs, projects, and services that benefit local residents. For reference only, grants in the past have been awarded to a diverse group of nonprofit organizations serving different purposes in the areas of arts an...

GrantWatch ID#: 174077

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Conservation, Education, and Resear...

Deadline 10/03/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, storytelling, research, or technology. Proposals are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with tangible and/or measurable results.

GrantWatch ID#: 183820

Grants to USA Colleges and Universities to Support International Teaching Residencies

Deadline 10/15/18 Conference Date: 10/03/18

Grants to USA colleges and universities to host international scholars through residency programs. Resident scholars will primarily teach undergraduate classes in their discipline of expertise. The purpose of this program is to bring international representatives to enhance the curriculum, campuses, and host communities. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 137086
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofit, State, and Local Museums for Capacity Building Activities

Deadline 12/14/18 Conference Date: 10/03/18

Grants starting from $5,000 to USA and territories nonprofit or municipality-affiliated museums for projects that increase their capacity to serve the public. Funding is intended for ongoing or new museum activities within three funding categories that promote museums as a center of learning, as strong community anchors, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 148060

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Promote Public Appreciation of Histo...

Deadline 10/04/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for projects that promote public engagement with historical resources. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations at least six weeks prior to the deadline. Emphasis is placed on projects that result in online tools. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174204

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Publish Historical Records

Deadline 10/04/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for the publication of documentary editions of the nation’s historical records. Eligible projects may center around the papers of important figures from American history, or involve broad historical movements in politics, social reform, business...

GrantWatch ID#: 180922

Grants to California Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural Projects Benefiting Local Communities ...

Deadline 10/05/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for arts and culture activities benefiting local residents in the cities of Ventura and Ojai. Funding is intended to support projects related to the performing arts, museums, arts education and access, fine arts, and historical societies. The Smith-Hobson Foundation Fund f...

GrantWatch ID#: 130236

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Domestic or International Projects Related to Education

Deadline 10/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofits for a broad range of education projects operating inside or outside the USA with a particular interest in supporting underserved populations and the creative use of technology. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible before the deadline. Typically, grants are awarded to new or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156301
NEW

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits and Schools for Music Education, Therapy...

Deadline 10/05/18

Grants to Los Angeles County, California nonprofit organizations and schools for music education, music concerts and series, scholarships, and music therapy programming. Funding is available for both one-time and ongoing activities. Proposals will be evaluated based upon evidence of quality, accountability, and soundne...

GrantWatch ID#: 174797
NEW

Fellowships to USA Independent Artists and Collectives for the Collaborative Promotion of Ar...

Deadline 11/16/18 Conference Date: 10/09/18

Fellowships of $20,000 to USA independent artists and arts collectives for collaborative opportunities to promote art projects that encourage social engagement. This program is intended to support courageous artists in creating structures, experiences, and exchanges that inspire audiences, highlight seemingly intractable ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162428